Conrad, MT

The log cabin syndrome

We thought we’d start our Labor Day getaway with a trip to Lewistown and a visit to the Bear Gulch pictographic site. Montana COVID numbers were low in August, so it took a while to process the discovery that site would nevertheless be closed; that viewing centuries-old Native American art at an outdoor site, 20 […] The post The log cabin syndrome appeared first on Daily Montanan.
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Dogs Rescued for Suspected Puppy Mill Need “Forever Homes”

For several weeks now, volunteers have been assisting the Pondera County Sheriff's Office with caring for eleven pitbulls rescued from an alleged "puppy mill" that was running out of a house in Valier. Sheriff Robert Skorupa says the owner, who is awaiting trial, has agreed to surrender six of the dogs, and they are now available for adoption. The remaining five dogs will remain in the county's custody until the trial, and if they are not returned to the owner, they will also be available to adopt.
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Rodeo’s On The Way & So’s Marlin

Our good neighbor & friend, Marlin, will be joining me this afternoon (Thursday) at 2:30, on the Puff Man Show. Often times I refer to Marlin as "Montana Marlin" or simply "Double M." This afternoon, Marlin will be giving us the straight scoop on the Choteau American Legion 4th of July Rodeo. My rodeo days memories go back to the 1950's, when I was growing up in the late Cy Taillon's neighborhood. Old cy was the most famous rodeo announcer of the mid-20th century. Looking forward to talking rodeo with Marlin, at 2:30, this afternoon on the Puff Man Show where we're always "bucking" for a good time. Hope you can join us...

Shelby Does It Every July!

Today's only Thursday, & we're already all looking forward to our Shelby Fire Department's Annual 4th of July BBQ. The BBQ food, good times & FUN will run from 11, until 2, over at the firehall. Save a dog for me, & Happy 4th from our Shelby Fire Department.

Homesteader Days weekend packed with food, fun, festivities

Valier’s annual Homesteader Days celebration was full of tradition mixed with some new activities that proved to be fun for all ages. Homesteader Days Chairman Connor Bridge had a vision to bring family friendly fun to the weekend adding some additional entertainment to the tried and true schedule. Connor...

Hillside’s Coming 2 Shelby & SB

Hill Side Colony will be up in Sunburst, tomorrow (Thursday) morning. They'll be set up at Chops Hair Salon from 9, to noon,'s on down to Shelby! The colony will be here over in City Park from 1, until 5, on Thursday. Let's "Head for the Hills" as we "head" into 4th of July weekend with Hillside Colony!

Despite wind and rain bikers complete 1,500 mile Ride for Tomorrow

Howling wind, rain and some hail didn’t stop the Ride for Tomorrow bikers Friday as they made their way around the state in an effort to promote suicide awareness. Over 20 bikers committed to the 1,500 route to be covered in 36 hours and all arrived safely back in Billings Saturday evening.

Robert “Bob” James Raemaeker

Robert “Bob” James Raemaeker, longtime New York Life Insurance Agent, family man and community supporter, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022, at the Benefis Teton Medical Center in Choteau, Mont. Funeral mass was held Tuesday, June 28, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Choteau. Bob was born July...

Shelby Market & Music returns July 14

Shelby Market & Music is returning to Shelby City Park starting Thursday, July 14. The market is open each Thursday until Sept. 15 from 4 to 6 p.m., with a variety of vendors selling everything from homemade baked goods to fresh garden vegetables, crafts to home businesses, face painting, flowers and so much more.

Valier School board OKs playground equipment purchase

Valier elementary students can look forward to enjoying new playground equipment when they return to school in the fall. School Board Trustees approved the purchase and installation of a new playground structure Tuesday evening at the regularly scheduled board meeting. Efforts have been underway for several years to raise funds...

3 Years In A Row For Bynum!

Our good neighbors down in Bynum, will be holding their 3rd Annual Car Show tomorrow (Thursday) night. Hot fun in the summertime for sure...the show's at 6:30, at JD's Wildlife Sanctuary, & is open to hot rods, classics & motorcycles of all classes.